Tag Archives: Nuclear Weapons

Were the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki a War Crime and a Crime Against Humanity?

By Rossen Vassilev Jr. Source: Global Research 74 Years Ago, the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 Was President Harry Truman “a murderer,” as the renowned British analytic philosopher Gertrude Elizabeth Anscombe once charged? Were the atomic bombings of … Continue reading

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Manufacturing War With Russia

By Chris Hedges Source: Information Clearing House Despite the Robert Mueller report’s conclusion that Donald Trump and his campaign did not collude with Russia during the 2016 presidential race, the new Cold War with Moscow shows little sign of abating. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Doomsday Machine

By Alex Cox Source: Lobster Magazine Until recently I only knew Daniel Ellsberg as the whistleblower who made the Pentagon Papers public, and for his peace campaigning over the years. I had no idea that prior to releasing a trove … Continue reading

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RIP INF Treaty: Russia’s Victory, America’s Waterloo

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov On March 1, 2018 the world learned of Russia’s new weapons systems, said to be based on new physical principles. Addressing the Federal Assembly, Putin explained how they came to be: in 2002 the … Continue reading

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The Fear Driving US Nuclear Strategy

By Robert J. Burrowes The United States Department of Defense released its latest ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’ (NPR) on 2 February, updating the last one issued in 2010 during the previous administration. See ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’. The Executive Summary … Continue reading

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US Sanctions Symptomatic of a Failing Empire

By James ONeill Source:  New Eastern Outlook On 26 July 2017 the US Congress overwhelmingly approved a Bill providing for fresh sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Iran. The passage of this Bill , and its level of support in … Continue reading

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End of Nuclearism or the End of the World: Utopian Dreams, Dystopian Nightmares

By Richard Falk Source: Global Justice in the 21st Century We are living amid contradictions whether we like it or not, driving expectations about the future toward opposite extremes. Increasingly plausible are fears that the ‘sixth extinction’ will encompass the … Continue reading

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On The Beach 2017

By John Pilger Source: Axis of Logic The US submarine captain says, “We’ve all got to die one day, some sooner and some later. The trouble always has been that you’re never ready, because you don’t know when it’s coming. … Continue reading

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